London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
MOLLO, Tranquillo (1767-1837, publisher). Wien's vorzüglichste Gebäude und Monumente. Les Principaux Batiments et Monuments de Vienne. Vienna: chez Tranquillo Mollo, [c.1825]. Oblong 4° (197 x 260mm). Engraved title with hand-coloured vignette and 79 fine hand-coloured engraved plates by Josef Leitz and others after Edward Gurck and others, each captioned in German and French (some very light marginal staining not affecting plates). Contemporary half roan and watered silk boards, gilt edges (upper joints worn, extremities rubbed, corners bumped).
RARE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COLLECTION OF VIEWS OF VIENNA. No copies of this issue recorded at auction in the past 30 years.
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